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Christine Swanson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes



Dr. Christine Swanson joined the division of Endocrinology and the IMAGE research group at the University of Colorado to further her research on the relationship between disrupted sleep and bone metabolism.  She graduated with honors from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  She earned her medical degree from Tulane University as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. 

 
Dr. Swanson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes.  Her clinical interests include disorders of calcium and vitamin D metabolism, metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis, and medical thyroid disease.  She is also certified in Clinical Densitometry and reads bone density studies at the University Hospital. 

 
Dr. Swanson currently has a mentored career development award (K23) from the NIH (NIAMS) investigating the skeletal effects of sleep disturbance.  
 
Swanson CM, Kohrt WM, Buxton OM, Everson CA, Wright KP Jr, Orwoll ES, Shea SA.
Metabolism: clinical and experimental. 2018; 84:28-43. NIHMSID: NIHMS934009
Kohrt WM, Wherry SJ, Wolfe P, Sherk VD, Wellington T, Swanson CM, Weaver CM, Boxer RS.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 2018;
Rogers TS, Harrison S, Swanson C, Cauley JA, Barrett-Connor E, Orwoll E, Stone KL, Lane NE.
Bone reports. 2017; 7:156-163.
Swanson C, Shea SA, Wolfe P, Markwardt S, Cain SW, Munch M, Czeisler CA, Orwoll ES, Buxton OM.
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA. 2017; 28(11):3205-3213. NIHMSID: NIHMS932774
Swanson CM, Shea SA, Wolfe P, Cain SW, Munch M, Vujovic N, Czeisler CA, Buxton OM, Orwoll ES.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2017; 102(10):3722-3730.
Nielson CM, Jones KS, Chun RF, Jacobs JM, Wang Y, Hewison M, Adams JS, Swanson CM, Lee CG, Vanderschueren D, Pauwels S, Prentice A, Smith RD, Shi T, Gao Y, Schepmoes AA, Zmuda JM, Lapidus J, Cauley JA, Bouillon R, Schoenmakers I, Orwoll ES.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2016; 101(5):2226-34.
Nielson CM, Jones KS, Bouillon R, Chun RF, Jacobs J, Wang Y, Hewison M, Adams JS, Swanson CM, Lee CG, Vanderschueren D, Pauwels S, Prentice A, Smith RD, Shi T, Gao Y, Zmuda JM, Lapidus J, Cauley JA, Schoenmakers I, Orwoll ES.
The New England journal of medicine. 2016; 374(17):1695-6. NIHMSID: NIHMS783790
Swanson CM, Srikanth P, Lee CG, Cummings SR, Jans I, Cauley JA, Bouillon R, Vanderschueren D, Orwoll ES, Nielson CM.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 2015; 30(8):1403-13. NIHMSID: NIHMS672554
Swanson CM, Shea SA, Stone KL, Cauley JA, Rosen CJ, Redline S, Karsenty G, Orwoll ES.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 2015; 30(2):199-211. NIHMSID: NIHMS671654
Swanson CM, Nielson CM, Shrestha S, Lee CG, Barrett-Connor E, Jans I, Cauley JA, Boonen S, Bouillon R, Vanderschueren D, Orwoll ES.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2014; 99(8):2736-44.
 
 
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